Tornado, High Point

Mar 28, 2010: An F3 tornado with winds of more than 200 miles per hour touched down in High Point. The storm injured 5 people, destroyed 40 homes and businesses, damaged more than 600 others. No fatalities were reported.
  • Total damage: $9.95 million
  • Structures destroyed: 32
  • Structures with major damage: 51
  • Structures with minor damage: 101
  • Clients served: 166
  • Shelters opened: 2
  • Meals served: 1,252
  • Volunteers: 12 churches, four disaster teams, three schools, three local chapters of the American Red Cross, Home Depot, Wake Forest Police Department and High Point University
  • Cost of American Red Cross relief: $36,455
  • Cost to the city of High Point: Less than $250,000
  • Value of in-kind donations to the Red Cross: $10,962
Source: City of High Point, Greater High Point-Davidson County Chapter of the American Red Cross

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